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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
Friday February 9th, 2024 :: 12:01 p.m. EST


Assisting agency leads to drug seizure

On February 8th, 2024, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division (CID), assisted Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD), with a search warrant in Rutherford County. This search warrant was regarding an Armed Robbery that had occurred in Charlotte on February 5th, 2024.CMPD’s investigation developed a juvenile suspect that resides inside Rutherford County.
During the execution of the search warrant, CMPD located their suspect, who was found in possession of a firearm, narcotics, and a large sum of cash. Rutherford County CID unit then applied for an additional search warrant to search the residence for narcotics. Multiple other firearms and narcotics were located inside the residence.
In total, Rutherford County CID seized over 5 pounds Marijuana,91 grams of Psilocybin, 6 dosage units of MDMA, 6 dosage units of Xanax, and $3,288.00 in cash.
Due to juvenile status, suspect information can not be given.

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office
198 N Washington St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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Non-emergencies: 828-287-6247

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